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Spring maintenance checklist for homeowners

(StatePoint) — As the weather warms up, there are a few maintenance tasks every homeowner should consider completing. Use this checklist as your guide: Outdoor...

8 Tips for a successful home renovation

Working with a reputable contractor is the first step in seeing a home-improvement project reach fruition, experts say Courtesy photo (StatePoint) Thinking of remodeling your...

Report: Garage doors among best resale values in home improvements

SPECIAL TO LCN Among the many home-improvement projects homeowners can undertake, one stands apart for its relatively low cost, instant boost in curb appeal and...

Refresh your home and garden

Local experts have plenty of ideas to keep your home and garden looking great for spring or any time of the year. 1. Start with...


Xeriscaping saves water, adds beauty

By ABBY READ | Texas A&M AgriLife Xeriscaping can be your path to a visually appealing garden, even if you’re in an arid environment. Xeriscaping home...

How to plant shade trees in Texas

By ADAM RUSSELL  | Texas A&M AgriLife In Texas, late fall and early winter is the perfect time to plant shade trees. Trees in containers Transplanting and...


Edible plants give gardeners something to ‘chew on’

By PAUL SCHATTENBERG  |  Texas A&M AgriLife AUSTIN – It is possible for home gardeners to have their landscapes and eat them too. At least...
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